MCHS Daily Announcements 12.1.15

posted Dec 1, 2015, 4:19 AM by Zachary Dane   [ updated Dec 1, 2015, 5:14 AM ]
TODAY IS WORLD AIDS DAY
"Around 1.2 million people are living with HIV in the United States, and 1 in 8 don’t know it," according to the CDC website.
"About 1 in 4 HIV infections is among youth ages 13-24. Most of them do not know they are infected, are not getting treated, and can unknowingly pass the virus on to others," according to AIDS.gov
to learn more about Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.

Congratulations to Mr. Cates and Mr. Dane for successfully completing No Shave November!Thank you for raising awareness about Prostate Cancer and men's health issues. 

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TOWN HALL GRADE LEVEL MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Tuesday: 3rd period- 12th Grade
               7th period- 11th Grade
Thursday: 3rd period- 9th Grade
               7th period- 10th Grade 

Congratulations to MCHS for being awarded a $1000 Service Learning grant! This money will go toward our opportunities to help students get hands-on health and service experience. See Mr. Childs or Ms. Davis with questions and if you want to get involved in projects. 


December 2-
HEALTH FAIR
Select classes will participate in the 6th and 7th period Health Fair happening on Wednesday. Thanks to Ms. Steinhart, the 6th & 7th period health classes and the Nursing Department of Lehman College for putting on this semi-annual event!

December 5th-
Basketball Game vs Harlem Children Zone 11:00am
Location TBA


December 8th-
Blood Drive (9am-3pm)
*You must be 16 years or older to donate. 16-year-olds may only donate with a signed permission slip

December 9th-
Basketball Game vs. Manhattan HS 4:30pm @ Manhattan HS

December 17-
Arts Showcase. See Ms. Minaya or Mr. Watson for more information.

December 19th-
First annual Toy Drive sponsored by I AM and VERONICA

Please help!!! Any dollar donations are welcomed!!

December 23-
HOMECOMING. 
All day activities to celebrate the MCHS community. Plan to be there. 

December 30th-
I AM Trip to Lucky Strike Lanes

Through January 27th
CityHarvest Food Drive
*Grades will be competition for most pounds collected. Collection boxes will be placed in a designated rooms

**************FOR YOUR INFORMATION***********************************************************************************
Join IAM! Every Wednesday till the first week of June
IAM boys volunteers at PS 95 from 3:30pm-5:30pm

Description:

Team building exercises, mentoring 6th-8th graders, community out reach, and recreational trips. 
To join I AM you must be male, willing to do outreach, have decent grades and good school attendance. 
See Luke Alvez or Abebe Morris for more information.
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